Andrew P Dobson

Summary

Affiliation: Princeton University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Over-diagnosis of malaria by microscopy in the Kilombero Valley, Southern Tanzania: an evaluation of the utility and cost-effectiveness of rapid diagnostic tests
    Kelly Harchut
    Princeton University, 106A Guyot Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Malar J 12:159. 2013
  2. pmc Assessing the burden of pregnancy-associated malaria under changing transmission settings
    Mario Recker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Malar J 8:245. 2009
  3. pmc Colloquium paper: homage to Linnaeus: how many parasites? How many hosts?
    Andy Dobson
    EEB, Guyot Hall, Princeton University, Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11482-9. 2008
  4. pmc Sacred cows and sympathetic squirrels: the importance of biological diversity to human health
    Andy Dobson
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e231. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Virology. What links bats to emerging infectious diseases?
    Andrew P Dobson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Science 310:628-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Metalife!
    Andy Dobson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Science 301:1488-90. 2003
  7. pmc Spatial and temporal association of outbreaks of H5N1 influenza virus infection in wild birds with the 0 degrees C isotherm
    Leslie A Reperant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1000854. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Climate warming and disease risks for terrestrial and marine biota
    C Drew Harvell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Science 296:2158-62. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Epidemic dynamics at the human-animal interface
    James O Lloyd-Smith
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Science 326:1362-7. 2009
  10. pmc Agricultural intensification, priming for persistence and the emergence of Nipah virus: a lethal bat-borne zoonosis
    Juliet R C Pulliam
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    J R Soc Interface 9:89-101. 2012

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Over-diagnosis of malaria by microscopy in the Kilombero Valley, Southern Tanzania: an evaluation of the utility and cost-effectiveness of rapid diagnostic tests
    Kelly Harchut
    Princeton University, 106A Guyot Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Malar J 12:159. 2013
    ..While microscopy is the most common form of malaria diagnosis, concerns over its accuracy have prompted the incorporation of malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) into many national malaria control programmes...
  2. pmc Assessing the burden of pregnancy-associated malaria under changing transmission settings
    Mario Recker
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Malar J 8:245. 2009
    ..This can potentially lead to an underestimation of its overall burden on the female population, especially in regions prone to epidemic outbreaks and where malaria transmission is generally low...
  3. pmc Colloquium paper: homage to Linnaeus: how many parasites? How many hosts?
    Andy Dobson
    EEB, Guyot Hall, Princeton University, Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11482-9. 2008
    ..This implies that parasite extinctions may have unforeseen costs that impact the health and abundance of a large number of free-living species...
  4. pmc Sacred cows and sympathetic squirrels: the importance of biological diversity to human health
    Andy Dobson
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e231. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Virology. What links bats to emerging infectious diseases?
    Andrew P Dobson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Science 310:628-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Metalife!
    Andy Dobson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Science 301:1488-90. 2003
  7. pmc Spatial and temporal association of outbreaks of H5N1 influenza virus infection in wild birds with the 0 degrees C isotherm
    Leslie A Reperant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 6:e1000854. 2010
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  8. ncbi request reprint Climate warming and disease risks for terrestrial and marine biota
    C Drew Harvell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Science 296:2158-62. 2002
    ..To improve our ability to predict epidemics in wild populations, it will be necessary to separate the independent and interactive effects of multiple climate drivers on disease impact...
  9. doi request reprint Epidemic dynamics at the human-animal interface
    James O Lloyd-Smith
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Science 326:1362-7. 2009
    ..Progress in understanding and combating zoonoses requires a new generation of models that addresses a broader set of pathogen life histories and integrates across host species and scientific disciplines...
  10. pmc Agricultural intensification, priming for persistence and the emergence of Nipah virus: a lethal bat-borne zoonosis
    Juliet R C Pulliam
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    J R Soc Interface 9:89-101. 2012
    ..Thus, we provide empirical evidence for a causative mechanism previously proposed as a precursor to widespread infection with H5N1 avian influenza and other emerging pathogens...
  11. doi request reprint Ecosystem energetic implications of parasite and free-living biomass in three estuaries
    Armand M Kuris
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology and Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Nature 454:515-8. 2008
    ..This biomass and productivity of parasites implies a profound role for infectious processes in these estuaries...
  12. pmc Epidemic enhancement in partially immune populations
    Juliet R C Pulliam
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e165. 2007
    ..This finding implies that repeated pathogen introduction or intermediate levels of vaccine coverage can lead to pathogen persistence in populations where extinction would otherwise be expected...
  13. doi request reprint How does poaching affect the size of national parks?
    Andy Dobson
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:177-80. 2008
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  14. pmc Monitoring global rates of biodiversity change: challenges that arise in meeting the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) 2010 goals
    Andy Dobson
    EEB, Eno Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1003, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:229-41. 2005
    ..Here I will emphasize that we need not only to monitor these benefits, but also to significantly increase public awareness of human dependence upon the role that non-voting species play in driving the world's financial economy...
  15. pmc Synchronous cycles of domestic dog rabies in sub-Saharan Africa and the impact of control efforts
    Katie Hampson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:7717-22. 2007
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  16. pmc Transmission dynamics and prospects for the elimination of canine rabies
    Katie Hampson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
    PLoS Biol 7:e53. 2009
    ..Nonetheless our analyses suggest that with sustained, international commitment, global elimination of rabies from domestic dog populations, the most dangerous vector to humans, is a realistic goal...
  17. pmc Food-web structure and ecosystem services: insights from the Serengeti
    Andy Dobson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 8544 1003, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1665-82. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint Sources and sinks: revisiting the criteria for identifying reservoirs for American cutaneous leishmaniasis
    Luis F Chaves
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Trends Parasitol 23:311-6. 2007
    ..We use a straightforward mathematical framework to illustrate that misuse of association patterns, as guidance for implementation of control measures, can in fact increase the endemism of leishmaniasis...
  19. doi request reprint Evolution of virulence in heterogeneous host communities under multiple trade-offs
    Erik E Osnas
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA
    Evolution 66:391-401. 2012
    ..We found that the magnitude of between-species transmission and the relative timing of transmission and mortality across species were of primary importance for determining the evolutionarily stable virulence...
  20. pmc Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1) infection in red foxes fed infected bird carcasses
    Leslie A Reperant
    Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1835-41. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates that red foxes fed bird carcasses infected with HPAI virus (H5N1) can excrete virus while remaining free of severe disease, thereby potentially playing a role in virus dispersal...
  21. pmc Evolution of virulence when transmission occurs before disease
    Erik E Osnas
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Biol Lett 6:505-8. 2010
    ..This model predicts that ESS virulence is highly dependent on the timing of transmission and pathology after infection; thus, pathogen evolution may either increase or decrease virulence after emergence in a new host...
  22. doi request reprint Metabolic approaches to understanding climate change impacts on seasonal host-macroparasite dynamics
    Péter K Molnár
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Eno Hall, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA
    Ecol Lett 16:9-21. 2013
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  23. ncbi request reprint Cholera and climate: revisiting the quantitative evidence
    Mercedes Pascual
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, 830 N University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Microbes Infect 4:237-45. 2002
    ..A better understanding of disease risk related to the environment should further underscore the need for changing the socioeconomic conditions conducive to cholera...
  24. pmc Seasonal patterns of infectious diseases
    Mercedes Pascual
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e5. 2005
  25. pmc Projected impacts of climate and land-use change on the global diversity of birds
    Walter Jetz
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 5:e157. 2007
    ..A vastly expanded reserve network in the tropics, coupled with more ambitious goals to reduce climate change, will be needed to minimize global extinctions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Introduced species and their missing parasites
    Mark E Torchin
    Marine Science Institute and Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Nature 421:628-30. 2003
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  27. ncbi request reprint Is a healthy ecosystem one that is rich in parasites?
    Peter J Hudson
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:381-5. 2006
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  28. pmc Parasites dominate food web links
    Kevin D Lafferty
    Western Ecological Research Center, U S Geological Survey, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:11211-6. 2006
    ..These results show that food webs are very incomplete without parasites. Most notably, recognition of parasite links may have important consequences for ecosystem stability because they can increase connectance and nestedness...
  29. pmc Pathogen-induced reversal of native dominance in a grassland community
    Elizabeth T Borer
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:5473-8. 2007
    ..Pathogen-mediated reversals in competitive balance may be critically important for understanding past, and predicting future, invasions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Estimation and inference of R0 of an infectious pathogen by a removal method
    Matthew J Ferrari
    IGDP in Ecology, 501 ASI Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Math Biosci 198:14-26. 2005
    ..We illustrate the performance of the estimators on both simulated data and real epidemics. Lastly, we discuss methods to address data collected with observation error...
  31. pmc West Nile virus risk assessment and the bridge vector paradigm
    A Marm Kilpatrick
    Consortium for Conservation Medicine, Wildlife Trust, 61 Rte 9W, Palisades, NY 10964, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:425-9. 2005
    ..Our risk measure has broad applicability to other regions and diseases and can be adapted for use as a predictive tool of future human WNV infections...
  32. doi request reprint Body-size scaling in an SEI model of wildlife diseases
    Luca Bolzoni
    Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 11 A, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Theor Popul Biol 73:374-82. 2008
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  33. pmc Parasites in food webs: the ultimate missing links
    Kevin D Lafferty
    Western Ecological Research Center, U S Geological Survey c o Marine Science Institute, UC, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:533-46. 2008
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